Two killed in Iran Army helicopter crash

A military helicopter crashed Monday in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, killing the pilot and co-pilot, a media report said.

Last Updated: May 30, 2011, 21:51 PM IST

Tehran: A military helicopter crashed Monday in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, killing the pilot and co-pilot, a media report said.
The Cobra 209 helicopter belonging to the army`s Shahid Vatanpour Training Centre crashed in a field at 10.30 a.m. after it caught fire while airborne, Xinhua reported citing the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) network.
Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaili, provincial deputy governor, said the incident was due to a technical fault in the helicopter.

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